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we'll tell you which ones. and important votes are being cast today over school funding in eastern iowa this week. we'll fill you in coming up. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. jerry has the day off. really quick -- here's a look at the winners of last night's caucuses. for the democrats -- a dead heat. just after 2:30 this morning...clinton's campaign claimed victory. senator ted cruz winning for the republicans. donald trump came in second and marco rubio was a strong third. but first -- we are under a winter weather alert.... storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are posted in the same counties they were yesterday. one band of snow is tracking through the area this morning...
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but our roads are currently okay... however that will change rapidly as the snow really ramps up. the fog is moving out, although we may still have some hanging around this morning with snow making low visibilities later. temperatures are still holding in the upper 20s to low 30s, which is why we will see a mix of precip today, especially in the south. winds are easterly at 5 to 15 mph but are
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will see the snow continue to track in this morning with a break this to deal with and another round picking up our team seven coverage... storm track seven's tell us what shes seeing right now. right now i'm not seeing a lot happening here in downtown waterloo... which is actually kind of a blessing... i know we had our crew trying to get home from des moines last is coming.... and cedar rapids...dubuque... and waterloo are prepared. in dubuque.... they say they already put anti-icer on the roads... in cedar rapids.. they also pre- treated the roads yesterday...they have 10 plows ready right now.. around 90 for later. and in waterloo... they have at least 35 plows ready for the day.... all cities say they will start side or neighborhood roads. we've got you covered live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl
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the snow is starting to come down in eastern iowa. we're taking another look out of waterloo this morning off of u-s 218. if you're traveling this morning, make sure you take it slow as the snow is starting to come down. onto decision 2016 coverage. we start with the democrats. it's considered the closest race in caucus history for the party. the clinton campaign claiming victory in the early hours this morning. joined by her husband and daughter...hillary clinton spoke to a crowd of supporters...repeat ing her vision for america and a "i will keep doing what ive done my entire life. i will keep standing up for you, i will keep fighting for you. i will always work to achieve the america that i believe in." senator sanders says when he
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months ago, people didn't know who he was. he was taking on a powerful political figure -- and the results show the strength of his campaign... "as i think about what happened tonight, i think the people of iowa have sent a very profound message to the political establishment, to the establishment." the new hampshire primaries are just one week from today. meantime -- democratic presidential candidate martin o'malley ended his campaign last night in iowa. this comes after a poor showing in the caucuses. the former maryland governor says his campaign fought hard in order to give people a real has of telling us we're fighting american dream is worth saving. and this planet is worth saving."
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iowa caucus results. he entered the race on may 30th, but never cracked double-digits in national polls and struggled to gain traction. now onto the republicans. the last few weeks -- it's been a tight race between donald trump and ted cruz. cruz takes the win -- and cruz drew in more than 51-thousand votes...the most ever in an iowa g- o-p caucus. it appears his months of heavy campaigning in the hawkeye state.. including visits to all 99 counties.. paid off... tonight is a victory for the grassroots. tonight is a victory for courageous conservatives across iowa and all across this great nation. tonight the state of iowa has spoken. donald trump saying he's honored
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he congratulated senator cruz -- and also said this... "we will go on to get the they throw up there. iowa, we love you, we thank you're special. we will be back many, many times. in fact, i think i might come here and buy a farm. i love it. thank you. thank you everybody." the billionaire businessman says he was initially told he wouldn't even finish in the top 10 when there were 17 republicans in the race. it was also a big night for polling predicted, coming in third, close behind donald trump... "tonight here in iowa the people sent a very clear message after seven years of barack obama we are not waiting any longer to take our country back".
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trump with a big lead in new hampshire... ...but trump backers now say rubio's showing in iowa will create new difficulties for trump in the first in the nation primary state. republican mike huckabee became the second candidate to end his campaign for president last night. the former arkansas governor made the brief announcement shortly after democrat martin o'malley suspended his campaign. huckabee gave a unique reason as to why he's dropping out... it's time to officially suspend illness. obviously the voters are sick of me and i need to acknowledge that huckabee surprised many by winning the iowa g- o-p caucuses in 2008, and proving to be a strong candidate against eventual nominee john mccain. but this time, he struggled to stay on the main stage in the republican debates, and failed to rally the support he had eight years ago. our kwwl team went to caucus sites across iowa. as kwwl's brad hanson shows us
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site was much higher than at the beginning of the night, we heard g-o-p officials here in peosta, where more than 17 hundred cast their ballots in. despite the much bigger than anticipated crowd, everything went according to plan--except for one thing. there was no flag for the pledge of allegience. luckily one woman had a flag scarf on--and these dutiful republicans recited the pledge. it was a lighter moment in what was a very impressive night here in peosta. donald trump narrowly edged out marco rubio at this from peosta, brad hanson...kwwl news. now onto the dubuque county democrats...long lines here too. at one precinct...they didnt even start until after "i think anything connected to
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so if this is the way we do it, than i would want to participate." clinton winning the county by about five percent... some of the candidates visited caucus sites. as kwwl's kristin rogers shows us -- they were making their final pitch to caucus goers. i have to say many of the many people at one location. it was interesting here, there were some candidates on hand to speak to the crowd one last time. ted cruz can be seen in the hallway here personally and so was ivanka trump on even up to the final moment some voters told us they weren't sure what they were going to do. to vote for one of them but i'm before there were thirty precincts here, we even had a volunteer tell us afterwards it was a
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they got it done, but a huge event here in downtown cedar rapids, we've got you covered kristin rogers...kwwl news. we'll take a look at caucus sites in black hawk county in our next half hour. you can find caucus results, by county, on our website...kwwl dot com. today is election day for some school districts in eastern iowa. despite the forecast -- the black hawk county auditor says polls will open at seven this morning for the waterloo schools election. there was some confusion about this yesterday. it's a 47-million dollar proposal, most of which will go towards building a 35-million dollar career center. it will be paid for through an income surtax. denver voters also scheduled to head to the polls tomorrow... it's a 10-point- three million dollar question on the ballot...which will pay for a new gym,
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weight room and track. voters said no to this same project last june. it's coming up on today in iowa.... okay iowans... you've put up with the non-stop campaigning for more than a year. candidates everywhere. media everywhere. we'll hear from iowans that are glad the ads are taking a break. a large winter storm will continue to track through the area and affect a good portion of the midwest with both rain and snow. i'll have details of how it will affect us, coming up. we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete
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team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras show the fog has lifted over most of the area and visibilities have improved, although as the snow ramps up, these may go back
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sleet and wind today and tonight with blowing snow and wind the problem for wednesday. we are keeping the winter storm watch and the winter weather advisory through tomorrow
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snowfall amounts will be cut down due to the northward shift in the track, but we will still end up with 5-9" of snow in the north with the rain and sleet cutting down amounts to the south. winds will be
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tomorrow. this is a large storm system that will cause severe thunderstorms in the south and blizzard conditions by sioux falls and we get snow plus the mix in the south. snow is tracking through
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will get bad quickly as the snow really picks up. the plows are out, though... temperatures are mild... they are upper 20s to low 30s in the state with easterly winds already picking up to the west with gusts already to 40 mph there. winds will stay strong with this system, although will and then we will have some winds will stay strong today weather story for wednesday. we look out of i-380 at river
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black hawk county. the snow is starting to come down so make sure you're careful
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comfort keepers in-home professional caregivers can provide meal planning and preparation, health and wellness services and personal care services through custom care plans that can change as needs change, so your aging loved ones can stay happy and healthy in their own home. campaign that has brought many surprises delivered a few more last night in the iowa caucuses. republican ted cruz scored an unexpected win, marco rubio outperforms the polls, and hillary clinton beats bernie sanders by a razor-thin margin. reid binion has more this morning. "courageous conservatives said, 'yes we can!''' republican presidential candidate ted cruz... ...celebrating his big win in the iowa caucuses...
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sounded like a victory speech.... think again... this... was a stump speech. cruz - looking ahead... and more than a thousand miles to the east... ...where new hampshire will hold the nation's first third place in iowa... but months, they told us we had no rick santorum is campaign to focus on south carolina... ...hoping his third place seed there in 20-12 will help
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meanwhile, chris new hampshire bus tour. this, as mike huckabee and martin o'malley met low reid binion, kwwl news. this morning, iowans will experience something they haven't had in more than a year - some peace and quiet. the media will be gone. the candidates will be gone. finally, life returns to normal in the hawkeye state. and many are thrilled about "they're annoying. very annoying. "all over the tv" "you hear about it all the time. it's all anybody hears about" "a little overboard" "it's just a lot of phone calls, starts, but everybody at the end, it's ready to be done "you know, iowa is in the spotlight for today. that's enough. then they can all go
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many other iowans shared their enthusiam of being relieved of having some time away from political
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track seven forecast. snow, rain and sleet today with heavier snow amounts to the north (5-9") and lighter amounts south (with rain and sleet). wednesday will have blowing snow
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unexpected republican winner... and a historically close democratic race. much more on those coming up... plus... our kwwl team went to caucus sites all across eastern iowa. we'll fill you in on one of the biggest caucus locations in the area. and today, votes are being cast over school funding in eastern iowa this week. how the winter storm could impact your ride to the polls coming
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good morning, i'm ally crutcher. jerry has the day off. really quick -- here's a look at the winners of last night's caucuses. for the democrats -- it went into the early hours of the morning. just after 2:30 this morning...clinton's campaign claimed victory. senator ted cruz winning for the republicans we'll break it all down in just a bit. but first -- we are under a winter weather alert.... storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are posted in the
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were yesterday. one band of snow is tracking through the area this morning... it is already hitting areas to our west...., but our roads are currently okay... however that will change rapidly as the snow really ramps up. the fog is moving out, although we may still have some hanging around this morning with snow making low visibilities later. temperatures are still holding in the upper 20s to low 30s,
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coverage...amanda gilbert gives us a look at downtown waterloo right now and tells us how eastern iowa is preparing for this storm. it's funny this morning... i walked into work and said it's actually not to bad out.. and my producer said the storm is here now... it started not too long ago. here's a quick look at downtown waterloo right now... snow is accumulating on the ground. about 10 plows out right now.. that will pick up when the storm does. we are getting a lot of cancellations so make sure to check out our web page at k-w-w-l dot com to see those. we've got you covered live in waterloo... amanda gilbert...
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and now we're taking a live look out of cedar rapids off of i-380. today is election day for some school districts in eastern iowa. school districts in eastern iowa. despite the forecast -- the black hawk county auditor says polls will open at seven this morning for the waterloo schools election. there was some confusion about this yesterday. it's a 47-million dollar proposal, most of which will go toward building a 35-million dollar career center. it'll be paid for through an income surtax. denver voters also scheduled to head to the polls today it's a 10-point- three million dollar question on the ballot...which will pay for a new gym, auditorium, weight room and track. voters said no to this same project last june. decision 20-16 coverage... the iowa caucuses are over, and we have the results. on one side, a clear winner. and on the other side, a virtual tie until early this morning. senator ted cruz scored a victory at the republican caucuses last night
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he calls it a victory for grassroot conservatives and said it shows the power of his supporters against what he portrayed as a group of establishment forces... when the media said a conservative cannot win, nationwide over 800,000 contributions poured in as courageous conservatives said, 'yes we can!''' cruz appealed to voters in the upcoming voting states of new hampshire, south carolina and nevada to support him as a conservative who delivers in office. to the surprise of some, donald trump came in second place, polling 4- percent behind cruz. trump was perhaps the most humble we've seen him in this race, thanking his iowa supporters... we finished 2nd and i want to want to congratulate all of the incredible candidates.
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he was initially told he wouldn't even finish in the top 10 when there were 17 republicans in the race. presidential candidate marco rubio finished the polls with a strong third, just 1- percentage point behind trump. here's what he had to say... we are going to take our to the students living under the burden of student loans, to the families struggling to raise their children with the right values. we will take our party, we will grow our party and we will defeat hillary clinton or bernie sanders or whoever they nominate." (cheers) senator marco rubio was overjoyed with confidence after finishing a close third in the iowa caucuses. meantime republican mike huckabee is calling it a day in the race for the presidential nomination. the former arkansas governor told supporters in iowa last night he would be suspending his campaign. huckabee joked with the crowd
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white house... voters were "sick of" seeing him. and now onto the democrats. this was the closest caucus race in democratic party history. a nail-biter here in iowa -- but early this morning -- hillary clinton claimed victory. clinton sat in a virtual deadlock with democratic rival bernie sanders until edging out this morning... clinton spoke to a crowd of supporters reiterating her vision for america and a defeat of the republican nominee... "i am honored to stand in a long that standing still is not an option, and that brings people together to find ways forward that will improve the lives of americans." clinton promised to -- quote --"finish the job of universal health care coverage." she said she was excited about getting into the debate with vermont senator sanders about
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other states that follow. the reason is the american people are saying no to a rigged economy. (cheers) sanders went on to say he thought the people of iowa sent a profound message to the political, economic and media establishments. another presidential candidate calling it quits -- former maryland governor martin o'malley said he is suspending moines last night. the news comes after o'malley didn't register support in caucus results. o'malley entered the race on may 30th, but never cracked double- digits in national polls and struggled to gain traction. now let's take a look at the past caucus winners here in iowa... in 2012, rick santorum won the republican caucus - beating out mitt romney by point one percent. last night, santorum received less than 2- thousand votes in iowa. in 2008, mike huckabee won the
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and barack obama won the democratic caucus - beating john edwards. in 2004, john kerry took the top spot for the democrats. and in 2000, george w. bush received the republican caucus over steve forbes and al gore won the democratic caucus, beating out bill bradley by nearly 30 percent. our kwwl team went to caucus sites across eastern iowa. kwwl's olivia mancino was in black hawk county and reports at it was a big night here at undecided. i watched as waterloo garden variety of support some people supported the front runners like cruz and trump, others voiced their support for candidates like ben carson and rand paul i spoke to a caucser after everything was counted "i thought it was very good,
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things were calmed, i can squared away" he says his candidate didnt win took the win with 32 votes and trump came in second, ruio n third, but of course this was just a very small piece to the overall puzzle. weve got you covered in waterloo olivia mancino kwwl news" in cedar rapids, it was a tight race between clinton and sanders but supporters from both sides weren't going down without a fight. kwwl's macleod hageman has more this morning. -- but bernie sanders' supporters were very vocal. numbered off -- and the room had more hillary supporters than bernie. since there were very few un-committed and martin o-malley supporters -- the room was then realinged -- and counted again. but in the end -- hillary won the room.
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talked to says she supports all the democrats. "a lot of people are saying he supporters say they're optimistic for the general election -- we've got you covered in cedar rapids -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. you can find caucus results, by county, on our website...kwwl dot com. it's coming up on today in iowa.... we're going to take a closer look at the iowa caucuses. the big winners, the big losers, and the biggest surprises. a large winter storm will continue to track through the area and affect a good portion of the midwest with both rain and snow. i'll have details of how
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from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete
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here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras show the fog has lifted over most of the area and visibilities have improved, although as the snow ramps up, these may go back down this morning. we will have snow, rain, sleet and wind today and tonight with blowing snow and wind the problem for wednesday. we are keeping the winter storm watch and the winter weather advisory through tomorrow morning. snowfall amounts will be cut down due to the northward shift in the track, but we will still end up with 5-9" of snow in the north with the rain and sleet cutting down amounts to the south. winds will be strong today and tomorrow. this is a large storm system that will cause severe thunderstorms in the south and blizzard conditions by
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the mix in the south. snow is tracking through now and roads will get bad quickly as the snow really picks up. the plows are out, though... temperatures are mild... they are upper 20s to low 30s in the state with easterly winds already picking up to the west with gusts already to 40 mph there. winds will stay strong with this system, although will weaken a little as the low tracks over us tonight, but pick up again for wednesday as the system tracks away from us. we keep the chance of snow and wind with us until tomorrow afternoon and then we will have some weakening... our main threat of snow will be this morning into early afternoon with a light mix continuing tonight. total snow will be heaviest in the north with lighter amounts to the south, but they will see more sleet and rain... which will then freeze on the surfaces. winds will stay strong today with temps gaining only a couple
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light glazing tonight as the storm continues to track through and blowing snow and falling temperatures will be the main weather story for wednesday. we will dry out for a few days, but another system heads our way for monday and tuesday of next week. with the forecast today - we threat of snow will be this morning into early afternoon with a light mix continuing tonight. total snow will be heaviest in the north with lighter amounts to the south, but they will see more sleet and rain... which will then freeze on the surfaces. winds
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today with temps gaining only a couple of degrees. we could see a light glazing tonight as the storm continues to track through and blowing snow and falling temperatures will be the main weather story for wednesday. we will dry out for a few days, but another system heads our way for monday and tuesday of next week. with the forecast today - we want to remind you how to post a delay
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closing... you need an i-d code and password. story for wednesday. we will dry out for a few days, but another system heads our way for monday and tuesday of next week. with the forecast today - we want to remind you how to post a delay or closing... you need an i-d code and password. you have to enter the closing on our website yourself -- we cannot do it for you. if you don't have an i-d and password yet, you'll want to call today...it takes time to process the request. don't wait until the last minute! go to our website, kwwl dot com for the full
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decision 20-16 coverage... the iowa results are in: we have an unexpected republican winner... and a historically close democratic race let's go straight to tracie potts... she's analyzing results
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"as i stand here tonight after counting all night... hillary clinton was declared the "apparent winner" in what the iowa democratic party called an historically close race. less than half a percentage point - just few delegates - separate hillary clinton and bernie sanders. "what iowa has begun tonight is a political revolution!" (cheers) ted cruz, quoting the bible, claiming the biggest "tonight iowa has proclaimed to hillary or bernie or whoever thehell they throw up there." rubio - a close number three - was the first to declare victory here pledging to battle it out in new
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and beyond. turnout was strong, especially here in des moines. there were so many first-timers signing up on moines, iowa - back to you. so far this political season, the iowa caucuses have been a huge night for candidates and voters alike, but what happens now? the focus will shift from iowa to new hampshire. new hampshire's primary will begin tuesday, february 9. following new hampshire, nevada and south carolina will hold their caucuses - but these two have a twist. the democrats in nevada and the republican's in south carolina will hold their caucus on february 20 and then three days later, the republican's in nevada and the democrat's in south carolina host their's. caucuses will continue until june 14. it's
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check of your storm track seven forecast. snow, rain and sleet today with heavier snow amounts to the north (5-9") and lighter amounts south (with rain and sleet). wednesday will have blowing snow and falling temps. here's a live look outside at , there's another hour of today in iowa coming up right here on kwwl. right here on kwwl. snow, rain and sleet today with
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amounts to the north (5-9") and lighter amounts south (with rain and sleet). wednesday will have blowing snow and falling temps. here's a live look outside at
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national attention. the surpising twists from last night's first in the nation caucuses. plus...iowans show up in force to caucus sites...attendance much higher than expected in some counties. and...we're also tracking the weather this morning...as we prepare for heavy snow. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is
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